Closing the employment gap between men and women — a whopping 58 percentage points — could expand India’s GDP by US$6 trillion according to a Bloomberg Economics. Photo: AP
Closing the employment gap between men and women — a whopping 58 percentage points — could expand India’s GDP by US$6 trillion according to a Bloomberg Economics. Photo: AP
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In India, trillions at stake as women disappear from workforce

  • Closing the employment gap between men and women could expand India’s GDP by nearly US$6 trillion, according to recent analysis from Bloomberg Economics
  • Between 2010 and 2020, the number of working women in India dropped from 26 per cent to 19 per cent, according to data compiled by the World Bank

Closing the employment gap between men and women — a whopping 58 percentage points — could expand India’s GDP by US$6 trillion according to a Bloomberg Economics. Photo: AP
Closing the employment gap between men and women — a whopping 58 percentage points — could expand India’s GDP by US$6 trillion according to a Bloomberg Economics. Photo: AP
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